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From The Pit To The Crowd: Hollywood Undead with Butcher Babies and Demrick

October 3rd The Plaza Live was provided a treat with a tour stop by Hollywood Undead with Butcher Babies and Demrick in support. Hollywood Undead was coming fresh off a tour stop from the Louder Than Life festival in Kentucky and continuing their tour of

From The Pit To The Crowd: Louder Than Life – Day 1!

Louder Than Life started on Saturday, September 30th inside Champions Park in Louisville, KY. It was the first time I had the opportunity to cover this festival and I was ecstatic. The lineup for this year’s festival was solid with a nice variety of artists

From The Pit To The Crowd: Epica with Lacuna Coil, Insomnium, and Elantris

Sunday, September 24th, Orlando, FL was treated to being one of the stops on The Ultimate Principle Tour. Epica had been here not too long ago, but this time they came back touring with Lacuna Coil. The tour was being held at The Plaza Live,

From The Pit To The Crowd: Make America Rock Again – Scott Stapp with Sick Puppies, Drowning Pool, Trapt, and Adelitas Way

Sunday, September 17th was a special day for rock fans in Florida. Due to Hurricane Irma, most of the Florida shows were cancelled. The Orlando stop at the Central Florida Fairgrounds was still on. The tour was honoring people who had tickets to the cancelled

From The Pit To The Crowd: Apocalyptica

On Wednesday, September 6th, the Finnish band Apocalyptica had a tour stop at the House of Blues Orlando. The band is currently on tour celebrating 20 years of their first debut album ‘Plays Metallica By Four Cellos’. The album was originally released in 1996 and

From The Pit To The Crowd: Chicago Open Air – Day 3!

After already two days of stellar bands, some of the best ones were yet to come. Sunday, July 16th brought us a serious dose of heavy metal and the crowds were all in supporting some of there favorite bands. Here was the lineup: Aversed –

From The Pit To The Crowd: Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips

August 30th was the next tour stop for the Goo Goo Dolls’ Long Way Home Tour with Phillip Phillips. The tour started back on July 14th and is finishing up in mid-September. It’s the third time the Goo Goo Dolls was heading a tour and

From The Pit To The Crowd: Lifehouse with Switchfoot and Brynn Elliott

This year when Lifehouse and Switchfoot announced they would be together on the Looking For Summer Tour, I know thousands of fans were squealing with excitement. I was probably one of them. I’ve followed Lifehouse since their debut album ‘No Name Face’ and was very

From The Pit To the Crowd: Nickelback with Daughtry and Shaman’s Harvest

August 1st was a hot and sunny day in Tampa, FL at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. It was even hotter for a nearly sold out show as Nickelback was headlining. The energy around the arena showed the fan’s excitement. People talking about the new